ORGA survey: Two-thirds of the companies want with SAP-outsourcing the competitiveness increase SAP-outsourcing reduces IT costs with every second company lower market prices of Karlsruhe, October 22, 2009 – SAP-outsourcing has proven itself as a tool to support competitiveness in the practice. This is a comparison study of ORGA GmbH between 2004 and 2009. The advantages lie mainly in a better support of market processes and faster implementation of market strategies due to the slimmer organization. In every second case, reduced IT costs have led to lower market prices. In this year’s survey, 68 percent of the companies surveyed indicated that improving the competitive situation to be achieved with SAP-outsourcing. This means an increase of seven percent compared to 2004.
At the same time, the number of companies who attach no relevance to this aspect in its outsourcing strategy, has fallen to 6 percent. For all other competitiveness the topic plays a secondary Role. As tangible benefits of outsourcing, the SAP user name the higher quality in support of market-related business processes. 69 percent of respondents believe that five years ago there were still 11 percent of less. In 2004, about two-thirds see the faster implementation of market strategies due to a leaner organization as an important advantage. Through outsourcing, 59 percent of the companies surveyed reach a technical advantage over its competitors. As another benefit, the greater reaction capacity in the market is spearheaded by more than half (plus five per cent compared to 2004).
On the question of whether by cost savings in outsourcing greater financial freedom could be created for market-oriented investments, there is a slight drop from 55 to 52 percent due to the difficult economic conditions in comparison to 2004. Instead, the cost savings through reduced operating expenses in IT have increased in lower market prices knocked down. 48 percent of the surveyed managers currently make this assessment, 2004 there were 9 percent of less. “So that SAP-outsourcing is not only an instrument for saving concepts in IT, but supports also the competitiveness of the companies confirmed also in a longer-term analysis”, rated Christoph Scheuermann, Managing Director of the ORGA GmbH. on the contrary: the concentration on core competencies or the continuous transfer of innovation generates pulses in the company, which positively affect the market business. ” ORGA GmbH specialist for IT service and consulting the ORGA offers innovative SAP solutions and services for mid-sized companies. Objective of the ORGA is to increase the competitiveness of its customers.